Trade-offs between gaze and working memory use.

  title={Trade-offs between gaze and working memory use.},
  author={Jason A. Droll and Mary M. Hayhoe},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={33 6},
Eye movements during natural tasks suggest that observers do not use working memory to capacity but instead use eye movements to acquire relevant information immediately before needed. Results here however, show that this strategy is sensitive to memory load and to observers' expectations about what information will be relevant. Depending upon the predictability of what object features would be needed in a brick sorting task, subjects spontaneously modulated the order in which they sampled and… CONTINUE READING

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